--Chad Harbach, The Art Of Fielding
I know this much: that there is objective time, but also subjective time, the kind you wear on the inside of your wrist, next to where the pulse lies. And this personal time, which is the true time, is measured in your relationship to memory.
--Julian Barnes, The Sense Of An Ending
The first time it happened, I laid there marveling at the beauty of it, wondering why God would forbid such bliss when He makes us endure so much misery.
--Julia Scheeres, Jesus Land